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5 Best Sony Prime Lenses Under $1000

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Sony has a solid choice of affordable prime lenses. In this buying guide, we look specifically at Sony prime lenses under $1000. Prime lenses might have a single focal distance, but this encourages photographers to move around and consider their positioning more. Prime lenses also offer improved quality for that single focal distance, in comparison

5 Best Nikon Prime Lenses Under $1000

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Since the invention of consumer-grade cameras, it has become increasingly common for beginner photographers to start off with a small collection of zoom lenses. While zoom lenses are both versatile and useful, as photographers move up the ladder of experience, many eventually choose to invest their money in prime lenses.  Prime lenses are lenses that

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary: A Premier Prime at a Smart Price

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The Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary is part of Sigma’s Contemporary range which aims to offer compact and lightweight general-purpose lenses that are also high performance. This range produces consumer lenses rather than professional ones, and the affordable prices are reflected in that. This particular lens is made for Sony E-mount, Canon EF-M mount,

6 Best Third-Party Prime Lenses

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In the past, third-party prime lenses used to be the definite second option to the same make variety, but not anymore. This is especially true as the third-party manufacturers slowly started to produce versions for the latest mirrorless camera platforms, taking advantage of faster autofocusing and newfangled features such as lens control rings. At the

Rokinon SP 35mm f/1.2: Exceeding Expectations

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It really does feel strange recommending a prime lens such as the Rokinon SP 35mm f/1.2 over other third-party versions or even same-make offerings. Traditionally, I’ve always thought of Rokinon stuff as budget-friendly alternatives, but those days have long since gone. This is basically the same scenario as what happened with Sigma and Tamron lenses